North Carolina Stars Sam Perkins and Michael Jordan in 1983

In Nov. 1983, SI's Curry Kirkpatrick wrote a cover story about Michael Jordan and Sam Perkins, who at the time were stars of the top-ranked North Carolina basketball team. Photographer Lane Stewart visited the UNC campus to capture the duo studying in the classroom, meeting with coach Dean Smith and enjoying a fall afternoon in Chapel Hill.  
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